Hard Rock Cafe is a chain of café bars founded by Americans Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton. The first cafe opened in 1971 in London, in the premises of the former auto shop Rolls-Royce.
As of July 2015, Hard Rock Cafe in the world there were 288 cafes in more than 50 countries. During this time, 100 cafes closed, but another 11 cafes were announced in the next two years.
The first Hard Rock Cafe in Eastern Europe opened in 2003 in Moscow, in 2007 in Warsaw, in 2008 in Bucharest, in 2009 in Prague, in 2010 in Krakow, 2011 in Budapest, and also in 2014 the second in the CIS - in Almaty, and the third in 2016 - in Baku.